Lionsgate unveiled the official trailer for “Pleasure Journey,” a raunchy comedy starring Ashley Park, Sherry Cola, Sabrina Wu and Oscar nominee Stephanie Hsu, on Friday.
The Adele Lim-directed movie tells the story of 4 Asian American buddies who go on a wild journey in Asia as Park’s character Audrey, an Asian adoptee, tries to be taught extra about the place she comes from.
She is joined by her faculty friend-turned-Chinese language cleaning soap star Kat (Hsu), her wild and flippant childhood finest pal Lolo (Cola) and Lolo’s cousin Deadeye (Wu). Hijinks ensue because the 4 do the whole lot from impersonating Ok-pop stars to encountering an American drug mule in China.
The film’s script was written by Cherry Chevapravatdumrong and Teresa Hsiao, each of whom have additionally written for the animated sequence “Household Man,” and is predicated on a narrative created by its director and producers.
“We needed to inform a narrative, however on our phrases,” Lim instructed Selection. “It’s a narrative about friendship that exhibits that we might be messy and thirsty with issues however from the feminine gaze.”
“Pleasure Journey” additionally stars “Companion Monitor” star Desmond Chiam, comic Ronny Chieng, Alexander Hodge from HBO’s “Insecure” and Chris Pang from “Loopy Wealthy Asians.”
The movie’s world premiere will happen on the SXSW Pageant on Friday earlier than hitting theaters on July 7.
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